The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board and community members are working to develop an East of the River Park Master Plan that will examine all parks east of the Mississippi River and outline future improvements. The plan is funded by the 20-Year Neighborhood Park Plan, which allocates funds based on racial and economic equity criteria.
A hashtag that brought national attention to the prevalence of sexual assault has been highly visible on social media and the news. On Friday, University of Minnesota students gathered at Coffman Union to meet the person behind the #MeToo movement.
University of Minnesota students living in Ward 2, Precinct 4 gathered in Murphy Hall on Tuesday night to caucus for local DFL candidates. The caucus location was one of many on campus Tuesday night, including Mondale Hall, the University's Armory, Willey Hall and Blegen Hall, among others.
A University of Minnesota facilities management worker was assaulted Monday night at the Mayo Building, according to a timely warning email sent by University police. After the victim asked the suspect to leave Mayo Building, the suspect attacked him with a bottle at around 11 p.m. Monday. The victim was treated at the hospital and sustained no life threatening injuries.
University of Minnesota and state startups took the stage at McNamara Alumni Center Tuesday for an event sponsored by the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee.
Super Bowl LII is just over a week away, but disruptions on campus have already been felt by students. Tunnel closures and parking contract relocations are currently in progress as the University of Minnesota prepares to host Super Bowl-related events like the NFL Honors ceremony, which will be held at Northrop Auditorium.
Stage lights and musical numbers could fill a vacant Southeast Como church if plans for a renovation move forward. The church, located at 1035 14th Ave SE, would be remodeled into a center for the arts if granted approval by city officials.